President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent a message of sympathy to the Nepalese Prime Minister, H.E. Sushil Koirala, following the powerful earthquake that struck an area between Kathmandu and Pokhara in Nepal.
The President’s message reads as follows:
“It was with deep shock and sadness that I learned of the powerful earthquake that struck an area between Kathmandu and Pokhara, causing the loss of hundreds of lives and injury to many, as well as resulting in extensive damage to property and infrastructure.”
“At this hour of deep distress, the people of the Maldives stand together with our Nepalese friends, while wishing the recovery efforts every success.”
“Please also convey our sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families.”